The Sunday school teacher was carefully
explaining the story of Elijah the Prophet and the false prophets
of Baal. She explained how Elijah built the altar, put wood upon
it, cut the steer in pieces, and laid it upon the altar. And then,
Elijah commanded the people of God to fill four barrels of water
and pour it over the altar. He had them do this four
Now," said the teacher, "can anyone in the class
tell me why the Lord would have Elijah pour water over the steer
on the altar?"
A little girl in the back of the room
started waving her hand, "I know! I know!" she said, "To make the
The Sunday School teacher
was describing how Lot's wife looked back and turned into a pillar
of salt, when little Jason interrupted, "My Mummy looked back
once, while she was driving," he announced triumphantly, "and she
turned into a telephone pole!"
A Sunday school
teacher was telling her class the story of the Good Samaritan, in
which a man was beaten, robbed and left for dead. She described
the situation in vivid detail so her students would catch the
drama. Then, she asked the class, "If you saw a person lying on
the roadside, all wounded and bleeding, what would you do?" A
thoughtful little girl broke the hushed silence, "I think I'd
DID NOAH FISH?
A Sunday school
teacher asked, "Johnny, do you think Noah did a lot of fishing
when he was on the Ark?" "No," replied DavidJ. "How could he, with
just two worms."
A Sunday school teacher said to
her children, "We have been learning how powerful kings and queens
were in Bible times. But, there is a higher power. Can anybody
tell me what it is?" One child blurted out,
& THE RED SEA
Nine-year-old Joey, was asked by his
mother what he had learned in Sunday school. "Well, Mom, our
teacher told us how God sent Moses behind enemy lines on a rescue
mission to lead the Israelites out of Egypt. When he got to the
Red Sea, he had his army build a pontoon bridge and all the people
walked across safely. Then, he radioed headquarters for
reinforcements. They sent bombers to blow up the bridge and all
the Israelites were saved."
"Now, Joey, is that really what
your teacher taught you?" his mother asked.
"Well, no, Mom.
But, if I told it the way the teacher did, you'd never believe
THE LORD IS MY SHEPHERD
School teacher decided to have her young class memorize one of the
most quoted passages in the Bible; Psalm 23. She gave the
youngsters a month to learn the verse. Little Rick was excited
about the task --but, he just couldn't remember the Psalm. After
much practice, he could barely get past the first line.
the day that the kids were scheduled to recite Psalm 23 in front
of the congregation, Rickey was so nervous. When it was his turn,
he stepped up to the microphone and said proudly, "The Lord is
my Shepherd, and that's all I need to